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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US to ease import ban on Myanmar, Clinton tells Thein Sein

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 08:22am by Reuters in New York

    ... his country for two decades, squeezed its tattered economy and pushed it closer into China’s orbit. Congress has approved a bill that would allow President Barack Obama to waive a ban on US ... in March last year, ending five decades of military rule. It has started overhauling Myanmar’s economy, easing media censorship, legalizing trade unions and protests and freeing political ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi party hails US easing of Myanmar import ban

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 02:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Myanmar, left impoverished by the junta’s economic mismanagement, is now seen as the next major frontier economy in the region, with its strategic location between China and India and abundant ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Japan vows to resume loans to Myanmar, calls for more support

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 05:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan vowed on Thursday to resume loans to a reforming Myanmar and called on global creditors of the one-time pariah state to chip in more, chiding China ... transition... from a state-centred economy to a free-market economy.” In a statement after the meeting, the World Bank and Asian Development Bank said they were “advancing necessary preparations ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... from their close ties with China and North Korea. The generals released Suu Kyi- who had won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her pro-democracy struggle- from house arrest. By 2011, "the ... for Myanmar's reforms, which include opening up the government-dominated economy and allowing private newspapers to operate. "Some people in Congress have tried to shift the goal posts again ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Pact between Myanmar's government and Kachin rebels questioned

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... move to a quasi-democracy in 2011, Myanmar has sought to stem fighting with ethnic groups so it can focus on developing its economy. The Kachin rebels are the only significant armed ethnic group that hasn't signed a ceasefire agreement. Fighting in Kachin, located near Myanmar's northern border with China, has continued since a 17-year ceasefire broke down in June 2011, ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar president enacts foreign investment law

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 09:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar’s reformist leader on Friday signed into law an eagerly awaited foreign investment bill aimed at reviving the country’s economy as it emerges from ... League for Democracy opposition party. Thein Sein has vowed to put the economy at the centre of a new wave of reforms, following dramatic political changes since almost half a century of outright ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US lifts ban on most Myanmar imports

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 04:39am by AFP

    ... a landmark visit by President Barack Obama. The Obama administration said that the world’s largest economy would open up to products from the long-isolated nation formerly known as Burma ... and opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi both supported the step to “further integrate their country into the global economy.” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had pledged to normalize trade relations ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US visit endorses ‘Myanmar’s Spring’, says Thein Sein aide

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Sein] has firmly stated that he will never go backwards.” Under Thein Sein’s stewardship, Myanmar has released hundreds of political prisoners, eased censorship, taken steps to open the economy ... to reward reforms in the resource-rich and strategically significant nation, which borders China. The Obama administration has suspended most sanctions against Myanmar as it seeks to encourage ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar seeks IMF programme to aid reforms, clear debt

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 11:12am by Reuters in Washington

    ... economy and reduce poverty.” Myanmar, also known as Burma, has implemented rapid economic and political reforms since President Thein Sein’s semi-civilian government took over from a long-ruling military junta in March 2011, allowing elections, easing rules on protests and freeing dissidents. Still, the IMF cautioned that Myanmar’s transition to an open market economy will take time, ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar becomes a land of opportunity with political reform

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... for casting an envious eye at returns in Myanmar. The property market there has been inflated not only by local cash and hot money from mainland China but also speculators from Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia ... location in downtown Yangon, now goes for US$10 million, Pun says. Even noted US investor Jim Rogers, who piled into China long before many of his peers, said at a conference in Singapore last year ...




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